Washington, Mar 5 : Karl Lagerfeld has defended fur usage in fashion world, saying it isn't just a lavish accessory for some consumers, it's an industry for many Americans.
The 81-year-old designer said in a candid new interview that for him, as long as people eat meat and wear leather, he doesn't get the message, adding it's very easy to say no fur, but it's an industry, E! Online reported.
London: Karl Lagerfeld has designed a USD 175,000 punch bag for Louis Vuitton as part of the brand's Celebrating Monogram project.
The creative director of Chanel was commissioned by Louis Vuitton to create the luxury sports equipment for their 'Celebrating Monogram' project in honour of the brand's 118th birthday, reportedly.
London, Dec 16 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld hates to exercise and he finds it easier to stay slim by cutting fat out of his diet.
He lost oodles of weight ten years ago after switching to a strict diet of steamed vegetables and Diet Coke and had said he would not go back to being on the heavier side of the weighing scale.
"No cheese, no butter, nothing. But I'm perfectly happy with that. My chefs are great, so it tastes beautiful," he told instyle. com.
Berlin, Aug 12 - German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld declared that he is ready to give fashion advice to Chancellor Angela Merkel because he feels she should dress "according to her special proportions".
"My understanding is that she doesn't want advice," the designer told the weekly Focus, where he nevertheless made fashion recommendations to the head of Germany's government.
Los Angeles, June 6 - Designer Karl Lagerfeld wants to marry his pet cat Choupette, who has two personal assistants and her own iPad.
The 79-year-old is so besotted with his feline friend that he pays for two maids to provide care for her around the clock in Paris.
The Chanel designer also has an iPad for his 22-month-old white Siamese pet, reports contactmusic. com.
Berlin, May 28 - Designer Karl Lagerfeld, who describes himself as a calm, fuddy duddy and indifferent person, finds it funny that he has become famous despite not being an actor or singer.
"It's quite funny to have managed to become famous despite not being an actor, a singer and not being 15 years old. Not a day goes by where I don't get presents, drawings, dolls from fans," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Lagerfeld as saying.
London, October 18 : Victoria Beckham posed in nothing but black underwear and a jumper at 31 Rue Cambon - the home of the celebrated designer Coco Chanel.
Standing on the hallowed mirrored staircase where Madame Chanel would famously stand and spy on her audience during fashion shows, the 38-year-old fashion designer is pictured alongside Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld.
Paris, Oct 18 : Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham posed with legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for a stylish magazine photoshoot, and said it is a "dream come true".
The designers posed for the cover page photoshoot of Elle magazine on the staircase of late fashion designer Coco Chanel's former house in Paris, reports thesun. co. uk.
London, September 20 : Karl Lagerfeld, who has already said that he doesn’t like Pippa Middleton’s face, suggesting that the Duchess of Cambridge’ sister should only show off her famous derriere, seems to have quite the penchant for the sister’s mother Carole.
The 79-year-old Chanel designer has even gone so far as to call the Middleton matriarch ‘sexy’.
London, Aug 6 : Karl Lagerfeld says that he became a fashion designer "by accident" because he was always inclined to drawing cartoons.
The veteran German designer admits his first interest was in drawing cartoons and he still finds time to indulge in his hobby.
Melbourne, August 1 : Karl Lagerfeld has heaped praise on Victoria Beckham, insisting that the WAG has a body everyone should look at.
The Chanel designer commended the star for her hard work and impeccable image and said that she is an example of excellence.
New York, June 7 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld has revealed that his Siamese kitten is ''beyond spoiled'' and even knows how to use an iPad.
The famed designer, who once told press that he loathes being touched by other people, claimed that his 9-month-old pampered `Choupette' is "like a kept woman."
"She has two personal maids, for both night and day," the New York Daily quoted him as telling WWD.
London, Feb 8 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld recently hit chart-topping singer Adele on weight, calling her "a little too fat".
However Lagerfeld also went on to add that the 23-year-old singer had a "divine voice".
"The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice," the Daily Express quoted him as telling Metro New York.
London, Dec 7 : Chanel’s Metiers d''Art show saw the Grand Palais in Paris transformed into an Indian-themed dinner party on Tuesday.
Guests sat at banquet tables, which doubled as a runway, complete with chandeliers, opulent candlesticks - and a feast fit for a Maharaja.
The show was launched in 2003 as homage to the label''s workshop.
Washington, Oct 15 : Karl Lagerfeld has revealed that he thinks Coco Chanel would have hated the work he does as a creative director of Chanel.
The 78-year-old fashion designer also said that he was able to do good work for the fashion house because he was given complete freedom by the owner.
Washington, Oct 8 : German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has created a new perfume, Karleidoscope, which he revealed was made with a ‘‘sentimental’’ approach.
The Chanel designer has collaborated with cosmetics firm Coty to launch the new scent, and said that he loved working on the fragrance.
London, Sept 10 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld was so happy to have Dominique Strauss-Kahn back in Paris after his extended stay in New York City while being investigated for sexual assault allegations, that he sent him flowers.
“I love DSK. I love his wife,” the Daily Express quoted Lagerfeld as telling the New York Post.
“They are great people, and when they came back to Paris, I sent them flowers.”
London, Aug 20 : German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld said he wouldn't have wanted to have an ugly daughter.
He does not have any children of his own but is concerned if he did, he would have found difficult if they were not aesthetically pleasing, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
London, July 1 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld loves shopping in Paris.
The Chanel designer spends most of his time in the French capital loves the city for its shopping opportunities, especially the department store renowned for its trendy clothing, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"My favourite shop is Colette on Rue Saint-Honore. For jewellery I go to Lydia Courteille on Rue Saint-Honore and for books Galignani on Rue De Rivoli. For clothes I shop at Dior Homme," he said.
London, April 27 - Designer Karl Lagerfeld says it's very important to dress for your shape and find clothes that flatter you.
The Chanel designer thinks one of the biggest fashion mistakes people make is buying clothes that don't flatter their figure or fit properly, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"Buy what you know works for your body and only buy something if it fits well," he said.
London, April 26 : German designer Karl Lagerfeld says it doesn't cost a lot of money to look good as high street brands have improved their designs over the years.
London, April 20 : Designer Karl Lagerfeld has called Britain's future queen Kate Middleton beautiful and says he particularly likes her nose.
The Chanel designer says he is looking forward to watching the brunette beauty marry Prince William and thinks she will make a beautiful bride because of her stunning figure and good looks, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"She is a lovely person with a beautiful body. I like her nose," he said.
Melbourne, March 30: Karl Lagerfeld, designer of fashion house Chanel, has unveiled three new fashionable bottle designs for Diet Coke.
The white, pink and black coloured limited-edition bottles, featuring Lagerfeld''s signature silhouette, will hit selves in June, the company announced.
Lagerfeld, 77, famously shed nearly 45kg in 2001, crediting a diet of stewed vegetables and Diet Coke.
London, Feb 24 - German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld cannot stand designers who don't draw as he says they're being "dishonest" about their abilities.
The 77-year-old designer spends a lot of his free time sketching down ideas for his new collections and hates it when people who claim to be designers put their name to something they haven't etched, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
London, April 7 : German designer Karl Lagerfeld has designed a Coca-Cola Light bottle featuring his own silhouette, which will go on sale in France later this month.
The Chanel designer has created a limited edition bottle for release in France, made in aluminium and featuring his own silhouette, reports contactmusic. com.
As well as designing the bottles, he has also shot the advertising campaign starring models Coco Rocha and Baptise Giacobini.
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